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‘Autocracy cannot solve challenges at Makerere University’

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Staff Associations at Makerere University have described the recent night crackdown, and break into student’s rooms, at the institution as a sad commentary in its history. The staff leaders said that both the students and staff of Makerere University deserve better treatment, fair …

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Museveni asks public universities staff to resume work

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has advised staff of public universities to report back to work and allow him handle their salary enhancement demands. While meeting leaders of public universities staff associations at State House Entebbe on Tuesday evening, Museveni said that he wasn’t aware that his …

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Mak tribunal upholds decision to dismiss registrar over marks alteration

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Makerere University staff appeals tribunal has dismissed an appeal by Joyce Namusoke, the former assistant registrar in the school of Forestry, Environmental and Geographical Sciences dismissed for allegedly altering marks. Delivering the ruling, George Omunyokol, the Tribunal Chairperson said all evidence adduced during …

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Makerere University council quashes probe on suspended staff

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An emergency meeting of the Makerere University Council, a supreme governing organ of the University has rejected the committees established to investigate matters arising out of staff suspensions over conflict of interest. The meeting directed that the probe committees halt their operations and hand over …

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Museveni rebukes university staff over salary demands

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has rebuked workers in public universities, for having little faith and making persistent demands for payment of their salary arrears. He said the workers must “repent” because they have little “faith” in the government’s ability to remunerate them. The …

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Mak Convocation to mediate staff, management squabbles

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Convocation, a body that brings together former students and staff of Makerere University has intervened to resolve bickering between management and staff associations at the institution. Convocation chairperson Dr Tanga Odoi says that he was compelled to summon executives of staff associations to …

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THIS WEEK: Fired MAK lecturers to seek legal redress

THIS WEEK: Fired MAK lecturers to seek legal redress Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University in December announced that they had fired 45 academic staff a move that saw controversial Researcher at the Makerere Institute of Social Research Dr. Stella Nyanzi and lecturer implicated in the sexual harassment scandal …

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